City Outdoor Day Camps Open for Registration

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The City of Calgary has recently announced registration information for outdoor day camps this summer. Activities include games, sports, crafts art, and other outdoor adventures for children ages 6 -12. Two types of day camps are available: Outdoor adventures and active games Drawing, painting and active games More information: https://www.calgary.ca/csps/recreation/day-camps.html?fbclid=IwAR0Fyo3ELhxsCU6AylA_Bfgzv4mGbqoHsqtcHS-HRptGdoBO1iWGRw7xWeE Search for a day camp here: https://liveandplay.calgary.ca/REGPROG/public/category/browse/RP_SPC_DAYCAMPS You can register …

Calgary Stampede 2020 Celebration Plan

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Calgary Stampede’s roots are traced back to 1886 when the Calgary District and Agricultural Society held the first Exhibition. Stampede had never been canceled since it became an annual event nearly a century ago. This year, due to COVID-19, we won’t be able to celebrate Stampede in traditional ways, but we can still keep the Stampede spirit alive! The Calgary …

Reopening of Three More Community Libraries

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The Calgary Public Library has recently announced that these three libraries below will reopen starting Tuesday, June 30: Central: 800 3 St SE Giuffre Family: 3223 14 St SW Signal Hill: 5994 Signal Hill Centre SW According to the library’s reopening plan, Forest Lawn, Crowfoot and Fish creek libraries were the first three locations to reopen since Tuesday, June 23. …

Calgary Pride Learning Series Workshops

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As a newcomer to Canada, depending on which country you are from, you may or may not be familiar with the acronym LGBTQ2. The following two free online workshops are perfect for you if you want to learn more about this topic: Two-Spirit Teachings Date: Thursday, June 25th, 2020 Time: 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM Reserve a spot: RSVP for …

Movie Theatres Re-opening in Alberta

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Certain movie theatres are set to reopen their doors this coming Friday, June 26, 2020. With the reopening of these theatres, it is important to still stay aware of each theatre’s policies and the health precautions to take when attending these theatres. Theatres will be operating at 50% capacity and will follow social distancing requirements by only having certain seats …

Banff/Canmore Bus Service To Resume June 26

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If you live in Calgary, you must know about Banff National Park or at least have heard of it. It’s one of Calgarians’ favorite destinations for day trips and weekend getaways. Whether it’s summer or winter, fun outdoor adventures await you in Banff! Driving from Calgary to Banff only takes one and a half hours. If you are a newcomer …

ISC Food Drive for Love with Humanity

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Immigrant Services Calgary (ISC) partnered with Love with Humanity Association to create a food drive. This food drive was lead by ISC to gather non-perishable food items for Love with Humanity’s Mini Outdoor Food Bank. Love with Humanity Association is a registered non-profit organization. Their projects include Coffee with Seniors, Drive with Homeless People, Informative Seminars, Mini Outdoor Food Bank, …

Fair Entry Counter Reopens

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The Fair Entry program is a subsidy program for low-income Calgarians. Watch this short video to learn more: https://settlementcalgary.com/2020/06/03/video-what-is-the-fair-entry-program/ The Fair Entry counter on the 3rd floor of the Calgary Municipal Building has now reopened to the public. The Municipal Building is located at 800 Macleod Trail S.E. If you take the CTrain, to reach the Municipal Building, you just …

Virtual Career Fair 2018

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Careers Fairs of the Future! Over 30+ Canadian employers from Alberta and across Western Canada will join Immigrant Services Calgary, as we host our first ever Virtual Career Fair on March 15 and 16, 2018 from 09:00 a.m. till 04:00 p.m. MT. Please register yourself at VCF.settlementcalgary.com.

Seniors’ Christmas Party at ISC

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The Community Initiatives for Immigrant Seniors Program (CISP) hosted the Seniors Christmas Party on December 19, 2014 . 76 senior clients, 8 program volunteers and ISC staff attended the party. The CEO of Immigrant Services Calgary, Krystyna Biel, also graced the event and welcomed all the guests with a short speech. Korean seniors sang Christmas carols, Punjabi senior ladies danced …